Truth is stranger than fiction on DStv Family this October

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My Berge Met Bouwer, Lenyalo Lethata, Bigfoot and more factual & reality series on DStv Family in October

Truth is stranger than fiction on DStv Family this October

Whether your favourite place is in the kitchen with friends, or on the road exploring the great unknown, DStv Family welcomes you to your happy place this October with intriguing factual and reality series.

Martelize Brink brings you into her own kitchen in cooking and genealogy series Martelize Se Stamtafel, while Alvin Bruinders and Gerhard Steyn give us Die Beste Van Konings Van Kitskos, and Minki and Jo start new seasons of their talk shows

Edwin van der Walt tests out young acting hopefuls in new competition series Gekies Vir Die Kollig! Game show Slim Vang Sy Baas tests South Africans’ clever thinking. And dating show fans have two offerings on their plate: Mail-order bride reality show Ram Vir 'n Rus and dating game show My Type. On the human side we have intervention & self-help shows with Ntate Thuso Motaung, Thabang Sefotho andBouwer Bosch, who’s on a journey through real and metaphorical mountains.

Curious minds have plenty of family friendly options coming up, too, including perfect shows for the spooky season: The Osbournes Want To Believe and Expedition Bigfoot. And if you’re an engineering fan looking for something a little more serious but still entertaining, try Drain The Oceans, The Acropolis: Secrets of The Ancient Citadel, The Production Line, Four Wheeler or Ice Road Rescue.

All this and so much more, this October on DStv Family.

Curious minds

Interventions

Competitions

Gekies Vir Die Kollig EPG
Gekies Vir Die Kollig! S1

This ATKV project aims to promote a love of acting and encourage a new generation of screenwriters. Actors of all ages had the chance to write, perform and record their own monologues. Now Edwin van der Walt and seven other mentors will take those with potential under their wings.

Watch from Monday, 4 October on VIA (DStv channel 147) at 18:30

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Slim Vang Sy Baas
Slim Vang Sy Baas S2

Beer Adriaanse hosts this fun-filled game show filmed in a living room-style studio. In each episode, two teams made up of three people each (they could be colleagues, family members, best friends or neighbours) compete in a series of trivia-based challenges. The contestants don’t have to be “Mensa mense” to win.

Watch from Friday, 22 October on VIA (DStv channel 147) at 17:30

Watch VIA

Great dates

Ram Vir 'n Rus S1

An exclusive agency plays matchmaker for four South African men who’ve struck out on the dating scene, and Russian women who’re looking to get married. The would-be couples will meet up for the first time at a lodge in South Africa, where they’ll see if they feel that special spark.

Watch from Wednesday, 20 October on VIA (DStv channel 147) at 20:00

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My Type
My Type S2

Each week in this off-the-wall dating show, the programme's matchmakers present a new set of five would-be suitors with a set of challenges. Based on their performance, the matchmakers then pair one of them up with someone who’s looking for love, believing they’d make a great couple.

Watch from Sunday, 3 October on Moja Love (DStv channel 157) at 18:00

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